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Community Manager

Jonathan Gaddis

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Yhteisöjen osallistamista poliittisessa puolueessa

Tänään meillä on haastateltavana Christoffer Hällfors, yhteisömanageri ja politiikka- ja data-analyytikko Suomen ruotsalaisesta kansanpuolueesta (RKP). Christoffer avasi meille näkemyksiään yhteisöjen osallistamiseen ja kertoi meille kuinka puolueen jäseniä voisi ymmärtää paremmin.

An interview with RKP on community engagement for political parties

When you know your community, you know what they can do for you and what you can do for them. An interview with Christoffer Hällfors about a political party's approach to community engagement.

One step closer to digital democracy

In the current environment of divisive politics, cultural wars and fake news perhaps this is a practical way for the average person to be more directly involved in shaping politics, a way that doesn’t involve becoming an activist or favor the loudest voices.

What is community engagement and why it matters

‘Community Engagement’ has become a trendy buzzword heard in all sorts of contexts, from annual CSR reports to small municipalities holding public forums. It is no wonder that the meaning has become somewhat vague.

A different kind of data collection for this Finnish city

The city is reaching and engaging a wider audience than with traditional methods and has engaged otherwise hard-to-reach groups such as young adults and families with school-age children.

3 things to remember for better community engagement

No matter the type of organization or engagement objectives you have, it all boils down to approaching the community on their terms and in ways that revolve around them.

Community engagement is growing in Estonia

Citizen Engagement is growing roots in Estonia!

Smart City

VTT and Future Dialog: A citizen engagement project

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Jonathan Gaddis

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March 26, 2018

Building the framework for citizen driven mobile engagement

How one Nordic city engages people

This is the story of one city engaging more citizen in less time!

Citizen engagement for modern society

Create democratic innovation by putting the people at the core of development

3 ways that citizen engagement drives city development

Citizen engagement drives economic growth. According to an OECD study, greater social cohesion has significant economic benefits. Civic engagement leads to social cohesion, which leads to economic growth.

Strategy

A Strategy Design Story

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Jonathan Gaddis

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April 19, 2018

Strategy built upon transparency and community involvement

Community Engagement

DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT. NOT THE ONLY WAY. BUT A USEFUL TOOL.

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Jonathan Gaddis

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February 26, 2018

Engaging the Youth and Building the Future Together

Smart City

The Smart City, Simpler Than It Seems

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Jonathan Gaddis

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March 26, 2018

Becoming a smart city is accessible to all. It is a bottom up approach, which allows communities to participate in solution building and liveability development. It is creating a more sustainable and involved methods of local democracy.

Liveability and Citizen Engagement, Two Sides of the Same Coin

When residents feel socially connected and included a more resilient and liveable environment is sure to follow.

Community Engagement

Kolme kaupunkia ja kolme luovaa tapaa hyödyntää osallistamissovellusta

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Jonathan Gaddis

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February 26, 2018

Me Futurelaiset olemme kiinnostuneita siitä, kuinka asiakkaamme hyödyntävät sovelluksiaan sidosryhmiensä osallistamisessa. Halusimme esitellä teille kolme kuntaa, jotka ovat eri tavoin ottaneet kaupunkilaisia mukaan päätöksentekoon.

Community Engagement

3 Creative Ways Finnish Cities Are Engaging Their Communities

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Jonathan Gaddis

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February 26, 2018

We at Future Dialog are always excited to see how our mobile solution is helping cities engage their stakeholders in pioneering ways. Here are some great examples of how three different Finnish cities are putting it to use!

Osallistamisen monet kasvot

Osallistaminen on kautta aikain näyttäytynyt monella eri tavalla. Eri ihmisille eri aikakausina ja eri yhteisöille aina antiikin kreikkalaisista tuhansia vuosia sitten nykyajan moderneihin kaupunkiyhteisöihin.

The Changing Face of Community Engagement

Community engagement has meant many different things, to many different people, in many different eras, from the Athenians 2,500 years ago to our own cities today.

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Osallistamisen monet kasvot

Osallistaminen on kautta aikain näyttäytynyt monella eri tavalla. Eri ihmisille eri aikakausina ja eri yhteisöille aina antiikin kreikkalaisista tuhansia vuosia sitten nykyajan moderneihin kaupunkiyhteisöihin.

The Changing Face of Community Engagement

Community engagement has meant many different things, to many different people, in many different eras, from the Athenians 2,500 years ago to our own cities today.

Kristiansand & iKRS

Haastattelimme Kristiansandin kaupungin työntekijää Lukas Wedemeyeriä kaupungin uudesta iKRS-sovelluksesta.